Upon our return from our first U.S. trip, we got to move into our new condo in Playa Langosta. We are very excited that we were able to find this nice of a place for long-term rent within our budget. For those looking to get an idea of cost-of-living, our rent here is $750 per […]
Life is different here is Costa Rica, there’s just no other way to slice it. I find that my friends from home are curious, but sometimes don’t even know what questions to ask. When you can’t really begin to think about what life might be in a particular place, it’s hard to know what you want […]
When I look back at this weekend, I can’t help but laugh. I started out the weekend with a “stomach bug.” I can only assume some type of virus since we know three other people who were suffering from the same symptoms this past week. Between my date with our toilet throughout Friday night and […]
For weeks, Harvey enjoyed the beach, but never went in the water deep enough to swim. He had to be able to touch the bottom with all four paws. A couple of days ago, seemingly out of nowhere, he mustered up the courage the start body slamming waves and go full-on swimming. Now he can’t […]
Last night we met an awesome woman who is native to Costa Rica. She was born and raised in San Jose and has lived here in Tamarindo for the past nine years. We were talking about the school system and education in Costa Rica, and it was interesting to hear about how much of an […]
We officially moved into the new place on April 12! You can see what a NIGHT and DAY difference it is from the Avellanas house. We’ve been here now for a a week and we’re so much happier, now the fun truly begins!